exonuclease exonuclease

Definition(s):

  • (n) a nuclease that releases one nucleotide at a time (serially) beginning at one of a nucleic acid

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  • "Fusion happens, but it's not the primary mechanism that triggers gene loss after telomeres get too short," says Greider. "Instead, exonuclease activity causes the bulk of immediate gene loss."
    on Dec 3, 2003 By: Carol Greider Source: Science Daily (press release)

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